Mark Lanegan - Any fans on here?

Discussion in 'SMB' started by ReaL Madras, Jan 11, 2019.

  1. ReaL Madras

    ReaL Madras Striker Staff Member Contributor

    I have to confess that I wasn't really aware of this fella until I heard him in an interview on a repeat of an Anthony Bourdain show, anyhow, I have bought quite a number of his albums recently. Bloody brilliant he is.
  2. Biscuitz

    Biscuitz Midfield

    Ballad Of The Broken Sea's that he did with Isobel Campbell is an absolute belter

    IC has some good solo work too
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  3. He’s excellent. The Screaming Trees were good anarl
  4. CheersMarra84

    CheersMarra84 Striker

    That album he did with her was class mind, they complement each other well.
  5. Arkle

    Arkle Striker Contributor

    Pretty much this for me.
  6. conrad

    conrad Midfield

    Seen him a few times over the years, met him at the sage when he was with Isobel Campbell. Nice blerk too
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  7. ReaL Madras

    ReaL Madras Striker Staff Member Contributor

    I have just listened to his first five albums one after another. I have the vinyl box set. What exceptionally high standards he set with that first five.
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  8. Only really listened to Ballad of the Broken Seas which is excellent. He can be a bit dirgey for me.
  9. DJP

    DJP Striker

    Love him singing with Mad Season and the late, great Layne Staley:

  10. Tbh all three albums he did with Isobel Campbell are good.I would also especially recommend his more recent stuff..Phantom Radio,Black Pudding(with Duke Garwood),and Blues Funeral.

  11. Loved him with Screaming Trees (Dust was strange tho) and his solo stuff has been good too.
  12. ReaL Madras

    ReaL Madras Striker Staff Member Contributor

    This guy is fucking great. I’m now buying albums by The Screaming Trees as well as others that he has collaborated on.
  13. Barnacle Boy

    Barnacle Boy Striker

    Screaming Trees were shite mainly but solo he's up there with the best.
    Here Comes That Weird Chill
    Whiskey For the holy ghost
    Phantom Radio
    All albums with Isobel Campbell
    The latest one with Duke Garwood which I forget the name of
    Also check out the Soulsavers albums that he sang on.
    Love the gravelly bastard me
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  14. monolithic baby

    monolithic baby Midfield

    Screaming Trees shite? Dont be daft. Dust & Sweet Oblivion are far better than ANY of his solo albums
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  15. Marty Moose

    Marty Moose Striker

    Dust is a proper good record like
  16. Barnacle Boy

    Barnacle Boy Striker

    I said mainly shite ;)
    Must be over 15 years since I last listened to owt by ST. I'll give Dust another whirl tonight and report back mate
  17. ReaL Madras

    ReaL Madras Striker Staff Member Contributor

    I have been listening to Field Songs again today, been playing Low over and over.

    I’m not sure that I agree with the ST comment from what I’ve listened to so far.
  18. smoker

    smoker Striker

    Muzo's musician, overrated as fuck.
  19. Dust was like a Cream recording. Strange stuff from them.
  20. mikemanc

    mikemanc Winger

    I really like Saturnalia by the Gutter Twins, Mark and Greg Dulli. He also did some pretty good stuff with the Twilight Singers on Blackberry Belle and Queens of the Stone Age on Rated R and Songs for the Deaf.

    Some good songs on his last couple of albums but overall I'm not that keen on anything he's done after Blues Funeral. Whiskey for the Holy Ghost and Bubblegum are great.
    Last edited: Jan 21, 2019

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